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Climate Adaptation – Civil Infrastructure

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The University of California, Davis seeks applications at all ranks for a faculty position in Climate Adaptation with focus on civil infrastructure. This is one of five positions in a cluster hire to form a team with other UC faculty to tackle current and future critical climate adaptation challenges and educate future researchers and practitioners in climate adaptation. The faculty hire for this position will have a home in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). The CEE department is one of the largest engineering departments on campus with 42 full-time faculty members and research expenditures exceeding $19 million in 2015-16.

Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. or equivalent in a field related to Civil and Environmental Engineering. The successful candidate for this position will possess a strong disciplinary background in any current or emerging topic area related to infrastructure vulnerability to cumulative effects and extreme events resulting from climate change. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: probabilistic modeling and multi-hazard risk assessment, interconnected system response, civil infrastructure network design and management, and infrastructure lifeline resilience. Applicants must possess an excellent record of accomplishment in research related to climate adaptation and be able to teach and develop undergraduate and/or graduate courses related to climate adaptation in the field specific to each position.

Job location

Davis, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Diversity contributions documented in the application file will be used to evaluate applicants. Visit for guidelines about writing a diversity statement and why one is requested.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)